Everton manager Roberto Martinez believes his side will face a stern test when they visit Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.
Sydney FC came out on top in a topsy-turvy local derby, while A-League leaders Perth Glory snatched a point at home.
Ten-man Brisbane were punished at the death as Dino Djulbic earned a point for Glory to keep them on the top of the table ... for now.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is to take to the witness stand in a corruption case.
Nabil Bentaleb hopes Tottenham will not suffer another post-Europa League hangover when they meet Chelsea in Sunday's League Cup final.
Brendan Rodgers wants Liverpool to put their Europa League exit behind them as they seek a vital win over Manchester City.
Marquinhos sees Paris Saint-Germain's refusal to negotiate with Manchester United as a validation of their faith in him.
Newcastle Jets have missed the chance to close-in on bitter rivals Central Coast Mariners after the two sides played out a turgid 0-0 draw at Hunter Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Tottenham need a "nearly perfect" performance to overcome Chelsea in Sunday's League Cup final, according to Mauricio Pochettino.
Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa took responsibility as his team threw away a two-goal lead against Caen in Ligue 1 on Friday.
He has won some of the world's biggest trophies but the League Cup final is the most important of Jose Mourinho's career.
A lighter fixture list may prove good for Liverpool after their European exit, but Brendan Rodgers is unsure.
Jose Mourinho's first piece of Chelsea silverware was the 2005 League Cup and he has the chance to repeat that against Tottenham on Sunday.
With direct rivals Adelaide United and Perth Glory in action on Friday and Saturday respectively, Melbourne Victory will know what they need to do when Wellington Phoenix come to town on Sunday, as the race for the Premiership comes into sharp focus. Whatever happens to their opponents, three points - to keep pace or grab top spot outright - will be the order of the day.
Vitoria Guimaraes claimed their first win in six Primeira Liga matches on Friday, prevailing 1-0 against nine-man Maritimo.
Melbourne City revived their A-League finals challenge and dealt Adelaide United's title hopes an unexpected blow by registering a surprise 3-1 win at AAMI Park on Friday.
Pep Guardiola was pleased with his players after Bayern Munich moved 11 points clear in the Bundesliga with a 4-1 win over Cologne.
Abraham's goal shortly before half-time saw Espanyol earn all three points with a 1-0 win over La Liga's bottom club Cordoba.
Marseille threw away a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 at home to Caen - missing the chance to move within a point of Ligue 1 leaders Lyon.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter says the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar should be played no later than December 18.